Bradenton, Fla.(March 1, 2012) – The IMG Lacrosse Academy has announced registration for team training in 2013 is now open. Fully-customizable team programs are available; players eat, sleep and train on IMG Academies’ gated and secure 450-acre campus.
“With access to the greatest training facilities the world has to offer, we are excited to open IMG Academies to the lacrosse community for team training in 2013,” IMG Lacrosse Academy Director William Shatz said. “We believe teams at all levels of the game can greatly benefit from access not only to our world-class facilities and fields, but also to our 360-degree approach to training, which includes options for physical and mental conditioning, nutrition, communications, and even vision training.”
Team training packages start with the ‘Prime Package,’ which provides full access to campus facilities, including dedicated, professionally-maintained lacrosse fields, a 10,000 sq. ft. weight room, covered turf area for speed, movement and agility work, as well as team meeting areas and locker rooms. High school teams will have the opportunity to compete against IMG and other visiting teams, while games and scrimmages for college teams can also be arranged. Also included in the ‘Prime Package’ is on-campus housing and three meals a day served in on-site dining areas.
The second package offered – the ‘Premier Package’ – includes everything offered in the ‘Prime,’ with the addition of performance disciplines aimed at sculpting the TOTAL ATHLETE™. Teams will learn from the performance experts of the world-renowned IMG Performance Institute, headquartered on the IMG Academies’campus. IMG Performance experts support not only the Academies’ 800 full-time student-athletes across seven sports, but also lead specialty programs for professional athletes to maintain peak form in the off-season or gain an edge in the pre-season. Experts specialize in areas like physical and mental conditioning, nutrition, communications, athletic body management, life skills,college planning and placement, and vision training. The same techniques and applications used with professional athletes, teams, leagues and organizations will be used for the lacrosse teams enrolled in the ‘Premier Package’ next season.
Package a la carte options include indoor (box) training sessions, assistance from IMG Lacrosse coaching staff, as well as specific performance disciplines. Team coaches receive free lodging and meals (one coach for every ten registered players). Transportation options are also available.
Beyond the walls of IMG Academies, teams are minutes away from the beautiful Gulf Coast beaches of Florida with a myriad of entertainment options.
Witha multitude of professional-grade lacrosse fields, a variety of on-campus housing, dining and transportation options, and a fully-customizable and cutting-edge training program, there is no other place in the world that can prepare a team better than IMG Academies.
Formore information about the IMG Lacrosse Academy, team training and events, please visit: http://www.imgacademies.com.